Meal(s) Included: Breakfast
Accommodations: Intercontinental Athenaeum Athens
Panathenaic Stadium and Junior Adventurer Mini-Marathon
Kalimera (Good Morning)! After breakfast at the hotel, take a guided tour of the Panathenaic Stadium. Built entirely from white marble on the remains of an ancient Greek stadium, the Panathenaic hosted the first modern Olympic games in 1896. Learn about its fascinating history and take advantage of the dramatic photo opportunities it provides. Junior Adventurers can compete in a mini-marathon to win a prize fit for an ancient Olympian!
The Acropolis of Athens
Be awed by the majesty of the restored buildings that compose the famous Acropolis, located on a flat rock overlooking Athens. Enjoy breathtaking views from the temple dedicated to the goddess Athena. Learn from an expert guide about the history of this citadel which is home to some of Greece's most famous monuments, including the Parthenon. Decorated with spectacular sculptures throughout, the Acropolis is a testimony to the greatness of Ancient Greece.
Afternoon and Lunch On Your Own
Enjoy an afternoon of strolling along the streets as they wind under balconies, red-tiled roofs and fragrant jasmine blossoms. Be delighted by the museums, monuments and the variety of shops you discover as you explore this engaging area. Work up an appetite for a wonderful lunch in one of the restaurants you discover during your day.
Dinner On Your Own
Find a taverna for dinner that offers traditional Greek cuisine or a restaurant with choices from an international menu. Ask your Adventure Guides to recommend activities and restaurants that your family would enjoy.